September 29, 2021

Covid-19: what levers to limit the resumption of the epidemic?


DECRYPTION – The Scientific Council explains that measures can be taken now to “limit this new wave and its effects”.

What leeway does the government have to control the virus? In its opinion of 6 July, the Scientific Council explains that measures can be taken now to “Limit this new wave and its effects”. It remains to determine the most relevant.

Make the vaccine compulsory?

Vaccines, effective against the Delta variant, remain the best weapon. A vaccinated person is 12 times less likely to transmit Sars-CoV-2 than an unvaccinated person. To date, only 40% of French people have received their two doses. Should we then make the vaccine compulsory? The question arises in the first place for caregivers. Only 40% of nursing home staff are currently vaccinated. The Haute Autorité de santé considers that the obligation should be considered for “All professionals in contact with vulnerable people” and that a reflection should be initiated to extend it to the rest of the population. Antoine Flahault, professor of public health at the University of

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